senate Bill S1237

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the general civil penalty of the environmental conservation law

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 08, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2021 1st report cal.241
Jan 08, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Feb 2, 2021 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S1237
8
1
committee
8
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2021

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

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S1237 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §71-4003, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1971
2013-2014: S585
2015-2016: S2427
2017-2018: S2734
2019-2020: S1285

S1237 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the general civil penalty of the environmental conservation law; provides that in addition to the fines, such person may be enjoined from continuing such violation and any permit or certificate issued to such person may be revoked or suspended, or a pending renewal application may be denied.

S1237 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1237 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1237
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  GIANARIS, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, SERRANO -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
   general civil penalty

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 71-4003 of the environmental conservation  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  99  of  the  laws  of  2010, is amended to read as
 follows:
 § 71-4003. General civil penalty.
   Except as otherwise specifically provided elsewhere in this chapter, a
 person who violates any provision of this chapter, or  any  rule,  regu-
 lation or order promulgated pursuant thereto, or the terms or conditions
 of  any  permit, CERTIFICATE OR ORDER issued thereunder, shall be liable
 [to] FOR a civil penalty of not more than one thousand dollars,  and  an
 additional  civil penalty of not more than one thousand dollars for each
 day during which each such violation continues; AND IN ADDITION THERETO,
 SUCH PERSON MAY BE ENJOINED FROM  CONTINUING  SUCH  VIOLATION,  AND  ANY
 PERMIT OR CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO SUCH PERSON MAY BE REVOKED OR SUSPENDED,
 OR  A  PENDING  RENEWAL  APPLICATION MAY BE DENIED.   Any civil penalty,
 INJUNCTIVE RELIEF, OR PERMIT OR CERTIFICATE  REVOCATION,  SUSPENSION  OR
 DENIAL  provided for by this [chapter] SECTION may be assessed following
 a hearing or opportunity to be heard.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03093-01-1


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